A Web of Air
A Web of Air
By Philip Reeve
Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780545222167, 293pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2011
The second, thrilling adventure in the Fever Crumb trilogy from the brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve.
Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling theater. Now, she arrives in the extraordinary city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. Fever is the engineer he needs - but ruthless enemies will kill to possess their secrets.
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Praise for Fever Crumb
From the rubble of a broken world, mixing ancient tech with old-fashioned derring-do, comes another splendid adventure from Philip Reeve.”Scott Westerfeld, author of Leviathan and Behemoth
[star] Reeve's captivating flights of imagination play as vital a role in the story as his endearing heroine, hissworthy villains, and nifty array of supporting characters.” Booklist, starred review
[star] Beautifully written, grippingly paced, and filled with eccentric characters and bizarre inventionsthis is a novel guaranteed to please Reeve's fansand very likely broaden their ranks.” Publishers Weekly, starred review